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Nov 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
correspondent jake tapper here to tell us what the white house is saying tonight. jake? >> reporter: well, diane, senior white house officials tell us the overwhelming emotion here is surprise and, of course, sorrow, for a colleague and his family. white house officials were told about this on wednesday, the day after president obama was re-elected. they were told by the director of national intelligence, james clapper. on thursday, president obama was informed about this situation. the entire situation, the fbi investigation, as well as the affair. general petraeus called the national security adviser, said he wanted to talk to the president. at that meeting yesterday, he offered to resign. president obama thought about it and today called petraeus and accepted that resignation. the new acting director of the cia will be the number two, the deputy director, with whom president obama has worked closely during the osama bin laden raid, planning, for instance, and he has the inside track. but this does come at an awkward time for the cia. they are going to be called to congress next week to talk a
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am EST
over $250,000 a year. >> there was a message sent to us by the american people based on the campaign. people making all of this money have to contribute a little bit more. >> a new report from the congressional budget office predicts of congress does act the economy could shrink by 0.5% and unemployment to go back up to 9.1%. the president is making his address at 1:05 this afternoon. >> worries over the potential for gridlock led to a second straight day of sell-offs on wall street. the dow lost 121 points and that brought the two date total to 434 points. the nasdaq fell 42 points while the s&p 500 was down 17 points. the worry over the fiscal cliff also sent asian stock markets today. >> we are following a developing story out of dulles airport. a united airlines flight from denver had to make an emergency landing. a flight -- a passenger on flight 662 would not follow instructions for landing. the man was yelling and started praying in the aisle. one person was evaluated by paramedics. >> this is a live picture from the big apple. a few minutes ago the midtown tunnel reopened. fl
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 7:00am EST
to be aggression against the united states. two iranian warplanes firing at a u.s. spy drone. the provocative act occurred over the persian gulf, saying the unarmed drone was flying in international air space and was not hit. iran has not responded to the pentagon's statement. >>> seven members of the u.s. navy s.e.a.l. team six are being disciplined this morning for disclosing classified information. the s.e.a.l.s were paid consultants on a new video game. officials say the s.a.e.l.s violated rules about tactics and procedures. >>> and the bank robber known as the ak-47 bandit has apparently struck again. he was caught on camera holding up this credit union in idaho. forcing employees into a safe before getting away with a bag stuffed full of cash. the fbi believes he is the same person who hit several banks earlier this year, on a run from california to washington state. in one heist, he shot and seriously wounded a police officer. a $70,000 reward is now being offered to conversatiinformatio to his arrest. >>> and former congresswoman gabrielle giffords stared down the gunman who shot her and
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
taxes on families making more than $250,000 a year. >> there was a message sent to us by the american people based on the campaign. people making all this money need to contribute a little bit more. >> one of the big issues we are hearing, and a new congressional budget office report issued yesterday, it says if congress fails to act that the economy could shrink by about half of a percent. unemployment could go back up to 9%. the president expected to speak at 1:05 this afternoon. >> thank you so much. taxi rides could be more expensive on inauguration day. there are considering a surcharge for extra passengers. it will be allowed a $1 fee for each additional passenger after the first one. this will be the first time they will be allowed to charge an added fee during an inauguration. >> police are searching for five men behind a shooting in southeast. a man was shot at around 11:00 in the 3100 block of blend of the step terrace. we do not know his condition or what led up to-that to- bueno vista terarance. >> a passenger on flight 662 from denver would not follow instructions for lan
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 2:35am EST
nonstarter for us. non-negotiable. the president campaigned on the idea of the tax cuts expiring for those making over $250,000 a year. like lines in the sand have been drawn before they get become to the table. so we are exactly where we were month as go. you can't walk into negotiations and already say, this is absolutely not going to happen. you have to at least try, pretend you have an open mind on both side. >> a tough second term. the president is expected to speak later today. he will not take questions. but is expected to talk about, passing that bill that the senate passed earlier, which protects 98% of americans from the massive tax hike, urging congress to get something done. >> let's hope. a lot of talk. we hope. both side. >> hope there is not gridlock after all of this and all the billions of dollars that were spent for what? >> divided government at work, right? >> the aftermath of sandy, drivers in new york and long island facing drastic new measures in the face of continuing gas lines. >> starting this morning, gas will be rationed until limited sa p supply can c
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 11:35pm EST
a star. and tonight, bradley cooper tells us what made him take on a risky new role. >>> and, standing up for heroes. bruce springsteen helps pay tribute to our wounded warriors. i'll follow one kur ray use warrior on a path to face a new reality. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 8th, 2012. >> good evening, i'll bill weir. well, today in arizona, a 77-year-old man took his first free breath in 38 years. of course, people leave prison every day in this country, but what makes this moment extraordinary are the twists and turns that preceded it. the double homicide, the exwife's accusations, the desperate decades spent trying to prove innocence. abc's dan harris has been following this story for years, and brings us the very latest in this "nightline" investigates. >> reporter: you are looking at bill macumber's first breaths of freedom, after serving 38 years for a double murder he says he did not commit. >> big day, family day. >> reporter: this scene, the culmination of an
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 12:00am EST
for you tonight. kirstie alley is here with us tonight. dave salmoni is here with animals tonight. there's dave. backstage with -- dave, what is that? is that a cheetah? >> no, this is a jaguar. spotted jaguar named rosie. >> jimmy: named rosie? >> she's so sweet. >> jimmy: wow. that looks terrifying. i have -- >> she's perfect. >> jimmy: please don't bring that animal out. >> i won't bring her out but lots of good friends. >> jimmy: i like dave but he's a little too relaxed with the animals. i'm not an animal trainer. i don't -- that's how people get eaten. that's what happened to either siegfried or roy, whichever one. i can't remember which. dave brought a baby kangaroo tonight. he brought a baby zebra. a baby lemur and a screaming hairy about rm dill lo. sounds like something off the tgi-fridays menu. it's an arm dill low that screams. we have that to look forward to. is everyone glad the election is over? [ cheers and applause ] did everyone know the election is over? [ laughter ] i always wonder what the day after the election is like for the candidate who loses. you get so close t
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 4:00am EST
,000 a year. >> there was a message sent to us by the american people, based on the campaign. and that is, people making all this money have to contribute a little bit more. >> reporter: democrats and republicans are set to begin talks on debt reduction, hoping to avoid automatic spending cuts and tax increases from kicking in at the end of the year. the president will make his first post-election comments on the economy today at the white house. during his victory speech tuesday night, he says he wants a bipartisan solution to solve the country's fiscal challenges. >> i'm looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties, to meet the challenges we can only solve together. reducing our deficit, reforming our tax code. >> reporter: the president will make his remarks this afternoon at the white house in front of an audience. but he will not be taking any questions. and the white house says he will not be announcing any new policies. rob and paula? >> tahman bradley, live in washington for us this morning. thank you, tahman. >>> and we're getting a rare glimpse this m
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 12:00pm EST
i believe it was the u.s. secret service who were approached here. >> now they are looking for the suspect vehicle which is described as a white or silver linkedin. officials say that no one was hurt in all of this. is early in investigation. they hope to find more about what happened. abc7 news. >> also a school bus driver has died after a crash in culpeper, va.. the high school students on board the bus were not hurt. the 70-year-old bus driver suffered a medical issue and then crashed the bus into a ditch. we will have more on that on the news at 5:00 this afternoon. and a silver spring home looks like this after a fire this morning. it took firefighters 20 minutes to knock down the flames. no one was hurt. because is still under investigation at noon. -- the cause is still under investigation at noon. >> basketball coach bernie fine' -- charges against him have been dropped. as there are no evidence to support claims of molestation. >> a jetblue pilot who suffered a breakdown has been set free. video shows him screaming and trying to open a door. passengers pinned him t
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
's. two weeks later ran the town is still picking up the pieces. brad bell shows us how. >> crisfield a long been called the crab capital of the world. if you have had to as a paid be -chesapeake- based seafood there's a chance it came from here. they took a direct hit from hurricane sandy. >> we have never seen devastation like this before. "she was home when the flood waters overwhelmed the entire town. the water reached her window. >> i lost everything i had first floor. >> you can see just how bad the flooding was. all through talcum the sidewalks are littered with the saudi belongings of these residents and in the heart of tel just ruined by s&p. in the midst of all this destruction, an amazing thing happened. word spread the town needed help and volunteers from all across the country have flocekd to -- flocked to crisfield 200 workers are expected to show up tomorrow. this began with a viral e-mail saying, "if you have ever had a crab cake, help crisfield." cooks i spoke to one man in oregon who is willing to fly here and help us clean up. >> evelyn so she will be forever gratef
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
's in new england. -- low to mid 40's in new england. the temperatures of today, a high of 58 for us. those brave little below average, but just to the west, a few communities are hitting above-average temperatures. tomorrow, a few degrees above average. on sunday and monday, a few more. by the middle of next week, we will be back where we should be temperature-wise for the middle of november. high pressure really protecting this and locking in place all the clouds keeping the adverse weather our way. there is a northern component to the wind which is how this is relatively cool on the east coast. the wind direction will turn to the south, southwest which will slowly warm us up. upper 60's close to 70 on sunday and monday. then it will get a little dusty a head of the next cold front and that system will be bringing rain. at the next 47, we will eventually climb into the mid 60's tomorrow. on sunday, mostly sunny. observing veterans day on monday. on tuesday, the cold front with the showers and clouds. another nice stretch of weather for the middle and end of next week. >> and now the toyot
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 4:30am EST
was sentenced as her husband looked on. in a statement he said -- he later spoke with diane sawyer. >> use their right in his eyes. what did you see? -- jus dare write in his eyes? i saw a person who has mental illness and also somebody who knew where he was and why he was there. >> he said he is proud of his wife for staying strong. as part of a plea deal, he avoids a death sentence. >> 22-year-old was hit october 20 while crossing the straight near ridge road and university boulevard. the car was in a street to raise and just kept going. >> it hit him, they run. i just want to tell them my cousin is about to die here. suffering with my family. >> police have a few leads. the family say he was working to support his mother and son in honduras and his girlfriend is pregnant. >> a man is hospitalized after a fire destroyed his glendale home. it took firefighters one hour to put out the blaze. the home owners suffered burns but is said to be in good condition. the home is destroyed. from 4:00 until 6:00 this afternoon, firefighters will be distributing batteries and smoke detectors to resid
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